53-3-505.5. Behind-the-wheel training requirements.
|(1)||Except as provided under Subsection (2), a driver education course under this part or Title 53G, Chapter 10, Part 5, Driver Education Classes, that is used to satisfy the driver training requirement under Section 53-3-204 shall require each student to complete at least six hours of behind-the-wheel driving a dual-control motor vehicle with a certified instructor seated in the front seat next to the student driver.|
|(a)||teaches, conducts classes of, gives demonstrations to, or supervises practice of persons learning to drive motor vehicles, including motorcycles;|
|(b)||prepares persons to take an examination for a license or learner permit; or|
|(c)||supervises the work of any other instructor. See Utah Code 53-3-502|
|(2)||Up to three hours of the behind-the-wheel driving may be substituted as follows:
|(3)||The behind-the-wheel driving required under Subsection (1) shall include, if feasible, driving on interstate and other multilane highways.|
Amended by Chapter 415, 2018 General Session